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About Texas Spice

Texas Spice, serving 3-meals daily, captures the true flavor of Texas with an emphasis on local ingredients and southern style offering a twist on hometown classics. The innovative farm-to-market concept incorporates using the freshest ingredients to create great food and a casual dining experience. A rustic interior designed with repurposed materials that include the red brick walls, garage door style doors and wood details. Whether dining in the main dining room, a private dining room or on the spacious outdoor patio every guest is sure to feel connected to the history of Dallas while enjoying the comfort of a home cooked meal.

Texas Spice at the Omni Dallas Hotel was recently certified as a 2-Star Certified Green Restaurant® by the Green Restaurant Association (GRA), a national nonprofit organization helping restaurants to become more environmentally sustainable.

555 S. Lamar
Dallas, TX 75202
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Daily: 6:00am - 11:00am
Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Dinner: Daily: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
Young

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(214) 652-4810

Website:
http://omnihotels.com/FindAHotel/DallasHotel/Dining/TexasSpice.aspx

Parking Details:
You can either self park in the hotel garage or utilize the hotel valet.

Executive Chef:
Enrique Chavez III, Chef de Cuisine

Additional:
Bar Dining, Beer, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access

Texas Spice Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.3

ambience

4.5

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

84% would recommend it to a friend

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Good for Anniversaries (4)
Good for Birthdays (3)
Business Meals (3)
Creative Cuisine (3)
Healthy (3)
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·Dined 2 days ago

Food was great the booth with sat in had some stains on the seat and was pretty dirty. The wine menu had wine stains in it but the food and service were great and price was decent

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·Dined 3 days ago

Food is phenomenal! Also have round tables for friend gatherings. Love this place!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined 5 days ago

Our waitress Jennifer was awful. It was pretty slow and it took her 10 minutes to come greet up at our table. We place an order for our drinks, that took another 30 minutes. By this time we got up and left because the service was so terrible.

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 (Dallas)·Dined 5 days ago

Great staff, and very good food. Will be going here again

Tags: Special Occasion, Fun, Hot Spot, Romantic, Cozy, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined 5 days ago

Had the Deviled Eggs to start, and the Pork Schnitzel as my main course. Both were decent, but not memorable. The waitress couldn’t remember the specials, and the server brought me out my main course before my appetizer, before bringing it back to the kitchen. Servers were friendly enough. Overall not a very memorable meal. If I were a local, I doubt I’d go back.

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 (Dallas)·Dined 6 days ago

Waitress was consistent and food came out at a good time and was good

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 (Dallas)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Went down to have breakfast on Sunday and was greeted with the most uninterested hostess that I've encountered in a while. When walked up to the hostess stand she continue organizing the menus for almost two minutes before acknowledging us. We were not amused but just ignored it and continued talking amongst ourselves while we waited. When the hostess took us to our table she began moving the place settings around to accommodate our group of three. In doing so she proceeded to stick her fingers in all the glasses in order to pick them up with one hand and them move them to different locations on the table. The table was in a very noisy spot right by the kitchen so we asked if we could move to a different table and were told in a very snarky fashion that no other table was available. In looking around we noticed that there were only four other tables in the entire restaurant but then assumed that the rest were probably reserved (all other 30-40 open tables) and just sat down. Our waitress came up at that point and got our drink order. We attempted to ask nicely for new glassware, since the hostess had stuck her fingers in all the current glassware on the table, and she could not understand why we just wouldn't use the glasses on the table. We finally ended up telling her the reason and she brought new glasses for the table.

This was not our first visit to Texas Spice and, although we know the food is not out of this world, had previously really enjoyed the ambience of the restaurant. I would not consider myself a germophobe in any way but do recommend that Texas Spice mgmt properly train their staff in cleanliness and sanitary food handling. We were at the restaurant for about an hour and fifteen minutes and saw possibly 5-6 other tables arrive (so much for not having any other tables). The waitress and woman at the omelet station were very friendly but the hostess was just rude enough to ruin the experience.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Sunday Lunch
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 (Dallas)·Dined on January 30, 2018

As me and my fiance arrive we check in with the hostess and as soon as she starts talking it's straight attitude just rude dismissive I mean I love that hotel that restaurants amazing but that hostess just literally killed the whole experience every time we get a romantic getaway we go to the Omni in Dallas and we eat at the Texas spice but after that experience I don't know the waitress was amazing super helpful and always there when we needed her but that Hostess had way too much attitude and was just extremely rude

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vip
 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on January 25, 2018

Excellent service and great breakfast. If you leave hungry , it is certainly your own fault.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on January 23, 2018

We had a business breakfast at the restaurant. The food was good and the buffet had a great selection even for those that do not eat meat. The sautéed vegetables for breakfast were a great idea and they had a good flavor.

Tags: Business Meals, Great for Brunch
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on January 13, 2018

20th anniversary

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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Food and service was amazing!!! New favorite!

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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 24, 2017

THE BREAKFAST BUFFET WAS GREAT !!! A WIDE VARIETY OF FOODS TO CHOOSE FROM...
BEST SUNDAY BRUNCH EVER WITH A REALLY GREAT PRICE!
I'LL BE BACK.........................

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Excelent services Javier(waiter) ....5🌟 100%
recommend nice atmosphere and service in general.........

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 20, 2017

My girl friend and I have been going through so much turmoil caused by me and my unnessecary shenanigans ... it was my birthday and she came with me when she should not have she had a GREAT time and I hope she forgives me and we get back together and get married....I really love my Kmaria

Tags: Seasonal, Live Music, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Celebrating my mother's birthday with family and friends. I must say mother was very pleased!! The host was very accommodating with extra seating and waiter Mr. Ric was totally outstanding and attentive to our many requests. We will return.

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Brunch
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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 13, 2017

The WORST. I was so excited about recommending this restaurant, based upon the reviews, for our department holiday lunch. Not good. We were greated with "there is no buffet today because we are short on staff". We did not know they offered a buffet. We were seated and then rushed to order a drink. (Please slow down). The menu items we specifically came for are not served during lunch (not true) or were not available because they are seasonal. (Shrimp and Crab) - not so. Shrimp and Cheese Grits were watery and really tasted and looked like processed cheese. The grits were slight and the shrimp cold and unseasoned (probably prepared by a cook and not a chef). I dumbed-down my order and went with the standard Chicken Fried Steak - AWESOME - it was huge! The mashed potatoes were normal and green beans were overcooked, although the flavor was really good. Needless to say, I took home leftovers. I cannot eat Texas-sized meals at one sitting so I always have leftovers - not a bad thing. My meal was still good the next day. (Our desserts were from freezer or cooler to our table. The ambiance of the restaurant is nice and the view was a very long fireplace and outdoor seating.

Tags: Scenic View, Quiet Conversation
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Everything was good for a first time visit and our waiter was very friendly. The manager did come and check on us which was nice. I really enjoyed the buffet and will bring my husband back for a date. The only issue was the waiter had a hard time with the tickets and no one seemed to really know the policy on validating the parking.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good Vegetarian Options, Cozy, Casual, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Lovely breakfast / brunch. Food from menu and the buffet was delicious

Tags: Casual, Great for Brunch
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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 16, 2017

I took a group of high school student here for dinner. While I enjoyed the menu options, they felt the options were a bit limited. We had the buffet and it was very tasty.

Tags: Fun, Special Occasion, Good for Groups
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 10, 2017

We had a wonderful dinner and a nice bottle of wine at a table with a view of the outdoor fireplace. It was a special night. The chef sent out a wonderful sampling of hot sausage with barbecue and we were sent out with wonderful cookies for later. Thank you for an evening to remember!

Tags: Cozy, Romantic, Good for Groups, Tapas, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Great for Brunch, Fit for Foodies
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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Very disappointing. During the four day convention we had breakfast, lunch and dinner. The food was nothing special. It was bland, vegetables were raw, steak was dry and overcooked, "Flat bread" was not close to flat, it was closer to deep dish pizza. The service was so poor that dinner and drinks took over two hours to finish.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Best Chicken Fried Steak I've ever been served !
Waitstaff was expertly trained and speed of service was spectacular

Tags: Fun, Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual
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vip
 (New Orleans)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Had a wonderful meal and experience
Would return when in Dallas

Tags: Hot Spot, Creative Cuisine
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Had to fight the flys out on the patio. The table was uneven and kept moving from side to side.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Casual
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 1, 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our experience at Texas Spice. With it being in a hotel (Omni), we didn't know what to expect, but we were not disappointed. Our server Jose was attentive, courteous and interactive with us when inquired about something. They had a buffet (unexpected by us) and the options were vast and the quality of the food was very good (soup, salad, side dishes, main entrees, dessert). It by far was the best bargain at $21/person, but all of the entrees were moderately priced with good size portions. Two of the four in our party opted for the buffet and the others ordered from the menu. We celebrated a birthday for one in the party and the server was great in surprising him with a complementary dessert. All the staff was friendly and the rustic (southwestern) atmosphere was inviting. We live in the area and dined here prior to attending an event at the downtown performance arts theater. We will definitely come back here in the future!

Tags: Afternoon Coffee, Pre/post Theatre, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Good for a Date
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 (Orlando)·Dined on September 26, 2017

Waited over 80 min for food to come and finally canceled orders.

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 (Austin)·Dined on September 26, 2017

Reservation was messed up but they took care of it right away. It was extremely busy so considering that, they did a good job service wise. Decent food, great atmosphere, definitely would recommend for a business lunch.

Tags: Cozy, Great for Lunch, Business Meals
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 (Dallas)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Friend and I met here for dinner. Food was great - service from Deborah was outstanding! My friend and I hadn't seen each other for a while so it was a long dinner but we were never rushed. We ordered al carte but the buffet looked good too. The people at the next table told us the buffet is great - they come to Texas Spice just for it.

Tags: Good for a Date, Healthy, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine
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 (Dallas)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Good was good but very disappointed that it was not hot or barely warm. Cold gravy is a No Bueno ):

Tags: Bar Seating, Great for Brunch, Comfort Food
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 (Dallas)·Dined on September 17, 2017

This was simply the best dining experience I've ever had. I left as a note in my reservation that I was proposing to my girlfriend before we came to the restaurant, and the staff went above and beyond to ensure that the experience was romantic and memorable! Almost every staff member we saw congratulated us, they reserved us a beautiful table, decorated it, and ensured that the entire experience was very intimate. The food was also amazing! The best short rib I've ever had and delicious fried green tomatoes as an appetizer. I can't recommend Texas Spice enough and I want to thank them for such a wonderful experience!!!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Cozy, Organic, Romantic, Healthy
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 13, 2017

I made a reservation for 12 for a business lunch. My group came back talking about how great their experience was. There was a buffet set up (which was a bit surprising because when I made the reservation I did not see that anywhere on their website), but my group said the food was great, they were prepared for a large group and they had a great experience.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on September 12, 2017

The service was great and very welcoming. I ordered the egg white omelet no cheese with veggies and it was outstanding and full of flavor. The breakfast potatoes were also really tasty with a crunchy (not burned) exterior and a perfect consistency (not mushy). Would absolutely recommend for any meal!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Spicy, Business Meals, Happy Hour, Great for Brunch, Comfort Food, Casual
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on August 30, 2017

EXCELLENT SERVICE as always. Was a bit noisy but definitely keeping in the rotation for business meals (breakfast included).!

Tags: Business Meals
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 (Dallas)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Great place to have a birthday celebration or date night . I had the best service I have ever had in a restaurant in the USA as of today.

My server was Debra, she was awesome!

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 (Houston)·Dined on August 12, 2017

We stumbled across this looking for a nice dallas dinner Saturday night. The menu immediately made me curious and the food was delicious! Even better sitting outside in the enclosed beautiful patio- so relaxing!

Tags: Good for Groups, Tapas, Seasonal, Casual, Great for Lunch, Romantic, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Great for Brunch, Business Meals, Comfort Food, Authentic
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 (Dallas)·Dined on July 14, 2017

I love Texas Spice. I'm retired but like to take friends there for lunch. We asked to move to a quieter table and staff was very accommodating. Food is excellent.
Oh. Valet parking could be tweaked. Traffic coordinator needed to encourages drivers not to block lanes.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Casual
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 (Louisville)·Dined on July 11, 2017

Very nice, especially for a hotel restaurant. They had a buffet with really good food and very reasonable pricing. The server was very accommodating and allowed our disabled son to eat from our buffet plate the. Super nice staff. These simple things are never expected but really are encouraging to special needs families.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on July 7, 2017

Our server was outstanding. She was friendly, made great recommendations and knew her stuff. The lobster and kale dip was the best part of the meal, a really good appetizer. As for everything else...just OK. I had the steak and it was one of the fattiest steaks I've ever had. It was a ribeye, I understand that, but this was above and beyond that.

They have two Manhattans on the menu. It's my favorite drink so I ordered one. They shook it. It's on the menu, and they still shook it! I was disappointed to say the least.

The food we had was not terrible by any means, but not worth the price in a city filled with dining options.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Business Meals
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 (Dallas)·Dined on June 22, 2017

The food was amazing and to the next level. Loved how they grow their own vegetables. Also, had an amazing service and server! I would totally recommend the restaurant to my friends and will be going back again.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Great Beer
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